Do you have some spare cash lying around? These stunning mansions have a price tag of at least £1m
You could snap up a Georgian manor, an art deco inspired house with an LA interior, a beautiful farmhouse or your very own castle.
Crossgate Moor, Durham city
A magnificent detached country house that has an immaculate landscaped garden, sitting to the north western edge of the desirable Crossgate Moor area of the city.
It includes a stable block, riding menage and there is a second property adjoining the main house, and a third property that has undergone a luxurious renovation.
Planning permission is pending for four building plots.
The main house is accessed by private gated drive and is enclosed by a thick belt of mature trees and shrubs.
Thorpe, Barnard Castle
The master bedroom overlooks the garden on to the traditional farmland and adjoins a dressing room fitted with mahogany cupboards and shelves.
The gardens themselves have been designed by world-renowned Anne Maynard to create a landscape which can be enjoyed from the comfort of the home or by taking a casual stroll through the parterres.
Prospective new owners of the property would also be able to take advantage of the drawing room, dining room, library, an 18th century-style kitchen and terrace ideal for hosting summer gatherings.
The Castle, Castle Eden
The Castle in Castle Eden, County Durham, has a grand reception, drawing room, games room and nine bedrooms so you can have plenty of guests.
If that is not enough, there are around 14 acres of beautiful gardens and woodlands surrounding the property.
The Grade II-listed building sits in a private courtyard which leads to the stunning orangery with double doors, leading into the hall.
There is a magnificent sweeping main staircase in the three storey building and feature stone surround.
There is an elegant drawing room and sitting room which are interconnected by double doors, and a formal dinning room, and fully fitted kitchen.
Stone steps lead you down to a vaulted cellar complex, including wine cellars and bins, and has the potential for a leisure area or workshops.
The first floor leads to four bedrooms and bathroom suites, with the second floor boasting a further five bedrooms and three bathrooms, of all which are en-suite.
Witton Hall, Witton Le Wear
A 10-bedroom detached house that has been described as one of the finest examples of a neo-Georgian country manor.
Despite its classic neo-georgian origins, it benefits from modern luxuries and comforts throughout.
The private landscaped ground include a large sweeping driveway, manicured lawns with mature borders and gardens, and a fully equipped leisure wing complete with swimming pool and all weather tennis court.
It also has a detached garage featuring a clock tower, and four separate, fully equipped apartments and detached cottage style gatehouse.
Tindale Towers, Dilks Street, Bishop Auckland
An iconic and award winning home built with an art deco look with a distinctly modern LA style interior.
It has appeared on Britain’s Best Home and has won numerous awards.
All floors are accessible by the lift or spiral staircase with glazed panelling which is flooded with natural light from the glazed dome ceiling.
The property combines luxury and space with an environmentally friendly footprint, which includes advantages such as Jerusalem stone flooring, heat recovery system and self tanning ‘sun’ showers.
Mole Hill Farm, Boghouse Lane, Beamish
Boasting “stunning” views, “superb” equestrian facilities and a separate holiday cottage to boot, this luxury home is now on the market.
Mole Hill Farm in Beamish, County Durham, provides “flexible” modern living within a picturesque countryside setting.
The property, which was constructed just seven years ago by the current owners, is completed to a high specification over three floors.
Stepping into the main house, visitors will be impressed the four spacious bedrooms, a surround sound system throughout, modern bathrooms and a CCTV camera system for ease of mind.
Outside the property, prospective owners would also be able to take advantage of a stable block offering 16 boxes, grazing lands, as well as a barn with a further six boxes.
There’s also a holiday cottage providing even further accommodation with two bedrooms – complete with en-suite bathrooms – a living room, and a dining room.
Low Burnhall Farmhouse, Darlington Road, Durham
The property was redesigned in 2009 by award-winning architect Peter Dowen.
The farmhouse sits in approximately 1.26 acres and has a superb, unique interior, sprawling grounds and outstanding gardens and a paddock overlooking fields and open countryside.
The family area comprises of an open plan kitchen, living area and dining room/
The kitchen has handcrafted wooden units and marble worktops with built in appliances and a breakfast bar.
There is also an impressive games room, study and formal dining room, with has an open inglenook fireplace and original wood flooring.
The Carrick, Ramside Park
This luxury mansion in an exclusive County Durham estate with panoramic views is on the market for £1.6m.
The Carrick at Ramside Park covers 8,500 sq ft and boasts six bedrooms, solid oak staircase and has been finished to a high standard.
It also has beautiful flooring surfaces, underfloor heating and mood lighting throughout.
The kitchen on ground floor is kitted out with the latest technology and is the perfect place for entertaining family and friends.
A circular entrance and residential wings either side give a grand first impression when entering the house.
Each bathroom is fully tiled and shower rooms are fitted with bespoke smart digital technology.
Emerald House, Ramside Park, Durham
Offering 8,700 sq ft of luxurious accommodation, the property is spread over three floors and comprising of seven double bedrooms and extensive gardens.
It has fully automated Smart-home technology, carved oak doors, underfloor heating and porcelain tiling throughout.
It has surround sound recessed speakers, automated blinds, mood lighting and many other features.
Hudworth Tower, The Village, Castle Eden
A little bit of paradise in your very own Eden – and there’s even a wine cellar.
Hudworth Tower at Castle Eden, County Durham, is on the market for £1,695,000.
The stunning five bedroom home covers more than 7,500 sq ft and includes a leisure wing.
It has countryside and sea views, with a gated entrance that accesses the tree lined drive leading to the home.
There is a detached double garage and storage which has been built to accommodate the largest of cars.
There is a breathtaking reception hall with a magnificent oak staircase that leads to the first floor balcony.